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YouTube FanFest in India for third time

Live performances by global and local YouTube stars like Lilly Singh, Connor Franta, All India Bakchod, Kaushal, Sanam, East India Comedy and others in Mumbai on March 18

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | March 4, 2016


YouTube FanFest returns to India for the third time. YouTube and Branded Ltd have announced that the festival would be held at the DOME@NSCI SVP Stadium in Mumbai on March 18.

The exclusive live show and festival will bring together established and emerging YouTube stars and their fans from across India and around the world. YouTube FanFest will give fans the unique opportunity of meeting their favorite internet heroes in person. More than 5,000 fans will get face-to-face with some of YouTube's biggest stars, local internet sensations, and up-and-coming talent, performing live on stage.

This year’s show features a dynamic mix of music, comedy, dance and fashion. YouTube FanFest Mumbai encore will feature over 35 widely popular YouTubers from around the world, including Lilly Singh, aka IISuperwomanII, Connor Franta, All India Bakchod, Sanam, Kanan Gill and Biswa Kalyan Rath, East India Comedy, Bryden-Parth Music, Abish Mathew, Kaushal, Kenneth Sebastian, Kurt Hugo Schneider and many others.

“Over the last few years, we have seen Indian YouTube creators capture the imagination of youth and win fans around the world. We’re delighted to host YouTube FanFest again in India for the third time to celebrate this new generation of YouTube stars and welcome some of our most popular global YouTube stars back to India,” said Gautam Anand, Director of Content and Operations, YouTube Asia-Pacific.

“This FanFest in Mumbai is going to see the biggest line up of YouTube stars we have ever had and they are all excited to be in India. More stars, more fun and more screaming fans in one of YouTube’s largest Asian fan bases,” said Jasper Donat, CEO of Branded, co-producers of YouTube FanFest.

Fans will get an opportunity to get up close and personal with the stars at the meet. Greetings and promotions will be run by the YouTubers themselves. Lilly Singh, Kurt Hugo Schneider and Connor Franta will join several other global and local music sensations for their performances in Mumbai.

“I’m pumped that I’m coming back to Mumbai for the third YouTube FanFest - the fans are some of the best in the world and I’m excited to perform for them again!” said Schneider.

“This will be my first time taking part in the YouTube FanFest in India and I am beyond excited. If the energy is the same as the other FanFests, it's going to be an amazing evening,” gushed Franta.

All free general admission tickets were sold out within an hour on http://www.youtubefanfest.com/in/.  More tickets will be made available in the coming days via sponsors and announcements on @youtubefanfest. TheYouTube FanFest will be livestreamed at http://www.youtube.com/fanfest.


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